Sport: Summa cum Laude

Five years ago coffee-colored Joe Louis was an obscure Detroit factory hand. He could read slowly, write a little, say "Yas'm." Last week 25-year-old Joe Louis, now able to write a check for $1,000,000, returned to Detroit to show his fellow townsmen how his education had progressed since he became heavyweight champion of the world.

To watch him defend his title in a 20-round bout against smart, nimble Bob Pastor, onetime New York University footballer with a fair-to-middling boxing record, 34,000 fight fans poured into Detroit's Briggs Stadium, paid up to $27.50 a...

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